Law Enforcement Officer Position

Chelan County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff



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Chelan County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff

Last updated on May 04, 2020
PST Partner Agency since October 19, 2011

Vacancies: 4

Community Information

Chelan County offers four distinct seasons and a unique combination of natural beauty and recreational opportunities. A wonderful place to raise a family while enjoying 8 major lakes, 7 rivers, and convenient mountain and wilderness access.

Department Information

Chelan County Sheriff's Office is currently budgeted for 73 employees providing service to county areas, contractually to several small communities. Mission statement: to work in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life for the people of Chelan County through efficient and effective service by prevention, response, intervention and enforcement. Chelan County is working 12 hour shifts and has an 18 month probationary period for Entry Level Deputies and a 12 month probationary period for Lateral Deputies.

Area Information

County: Chelan
Population: 72,100
# of Staff:

Hiring Status

Chelan County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff has 4 vacancies.

Number of current vacancies: -4- (as of March 27, 2020)

Salary Information

$53,616/year plus differential and incentive opportunities.

Benefit Information

Full benefit package.

Chelan County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff Requirements

Category Requirement Required at time of...
    Test Hire
Written Examination Yes, required
LEO/CO Physical Ability Test (PAT) Yes, required

Your physical ability test must be completed 90 days (~3 months) before or after your passing written exam.

Minimum Age 21
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.
High School Grad/ GED Yes
Driver's License Required Yes
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult None
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Considered on a case by case basis.
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Yes
College Requirement Strongly Preferred: Two-year college degree (AA) -OR- Four year college degree.
Prior Experience Requirement Strongly Preferred: Fully commissioned law enforcement experience -OR- Corrections officer experience -OR- Law enforcement dispatch experience -OR- 2,000 verifiable hours as a Reserve Officer -OR- Two years as a First Class Reserve Officer for Chelan County -OR- Employment in the Chelan County Sheriff's Office.
Veterans Preference Points Yes

Chelan County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff Disqualifiers

The following are automatic and potential disqualifiers. Applicants should not apply to our agency if they indicate any of the automatic disqualifiers. Potential disqualifiers will be considered on a case by case basis.

Category Disqualifier
Automatic 1 or more traffic crime convictions in last 5 years (DWI, Suspended, Reckless, etc.)
Automatic Suspension of drivers license within past 5 years.
Automatic 5 or more moving violations in past 2 years.
Automatic 2 or more at-fault accidents in past 2 years.
Automatic A negligent driving conviction is on a case-by-case basis.
Drug Usage
Automatic Use of illegal drugs in the past three (3) years.
Automatic Illegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Automatic Illegal LSD or opiate use.
Automatic Hallucinogen use within the past ten (10) years. No more than three (3) uses total.
Automatic Illegal use of three (3) or more controlled substances.
Automatic Illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
Automatic Illegal use of dangerous drugs or narcotics, other than marijuana, for any purpose more than three (3) times in lifetime, and ANY use within the past ten (10) years.
Automatic Use of marijuana within the past year will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Potential Other drug use and exposure, outside these standards, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Criminal Activity
Automatic Any adult felony conviction.
Automatic Any misdemeanor, or felony conviction while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
Automatic Adult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Juvenile felony convictions will be carefully reviewed.
Automatic Been convicted of any crime under a domestic violence statue.
Automatic Unlawful sexual misconduct.
Automatic Two (2) or more terminations, or leaving employer in lieu of termination.
Automatic Withdrawn from consideration for any (law enforcement/fire/corrections/dispatch) employment because of the following reasons: criminal convictions; drug usage.
Automatic Been dishonorably discharged from the United States armed forces.
Automatic Lied during any stage of the hiring process.
Automatic Falsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.
Automatic Previous revocation or denial of any (CJTC/POST) certified status, or suspension of current CJTC/POST certified status.
Automatic Failure to pay income tax or child support.
Automatic Current credit accounts, or unresolved accounts in collection will be carefully reviewed

Contact Information

Chelan County Sheriff's Office - Deputy Sheriff

400 Douglas Street, #201
Wenatchee, WA 98801 Chelan County


Agency Test Requirements
Written Examination: Yes, required
PAT: Yes, required

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